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. president obama asked biden's group to provide recommendations on how to avoid mass shootings like the one that left 20 chirp dead last month in newtown, connecticut. >>> immigrants who are in illinois illegally will soon get a green light to drive legally. this an, the state house approved legislation to grant tetch rare driver's license and the governor is expected to sipe it. advocates say it will improve safety requiring migrants to take driving tests. two other states washington and new mexico already have such silences. >>> one fellow senator sell majority leader harry reid is "often idiot." we will tell you why. you bailed out aig. they are trying to make you pay again. searing for a bank designed for investors like you? tdd#: 1-800-345-2550 schwab bank was built with all e value and convenience tdd#: 1-800-345-2550 investors want. tdd#: 1-800-345-2550 like no atm fees, worldwide. tdd#: 1-800-345-2550 and no nuisance fees. tdd#: 1-800-345-2550 plus deposit ches with mobile deposit. tdd#: 1-800-345-2550 and manage your cash and investments tdd#: 1-800-345-2550 with schwab's mobile ap
. then on thursday, he'll talk with a representative from the nra and other gun owners. president obama asked biden to take charge of a task force to develop measures going beyond gun control laws. meantime, gabrielle giffords and her husband mark kelly say that they have launched their own campaign to curb gun violence two years to the day after a gunman gunman shot her in the head. they visited families in newtown connecticut. afterwards they spoke to abc news anchor diane sawyer. >> how was newtown? >> it brought back a lot of memories but what that was like for us two years ago today. >> you hope this kind of thing doesn't happen again. you know what? it does happen again. >> shep: six people died at the supermarket two years ago today. 12 others were wounded. last year the judge sentenced the shooter to life in prison with no chance of parole. it sounds like congresswoman giffords and kelly are focusing on congress right now. >> reporter: so far they have been critical of congress. one of the reasons they started their political action committee was to raise enough money so they can fight the
kerry and like biden was very much a mentor to obama. who was still, remember, a freshman senator. this is a guy who effectively began running for president after he'd been senator for less than two years. and these -- this team are incredibly well grounded in foreign policy. i think it was a lot of advice on how to handle the middle east from hagel and biden and kerry who are more or less in agreement going back a couple of decades on some of these issues. as you alluded to in the beginning on a trip obama made with hagel to afghanistan, he actually -- that is hagel advised obama to pick joe biden as his running mate saying that a biden -- you know, just great on policy and politics and can handle congress. so i think you have the sense that this is a kind of a very close group that obama has relied on for a long time and even though he will have been president for four years, he's going to continue to rely on and, you know, anything that sounds like an obama doctrine in the second term is a hagel, kerry, biden doctrine. >> michael, continuing the mafia movie theme we have going
in the gun debate. president obama appointed biden to lead an effort to curb gun violence that was after the tragedy in newtown, connecticut. >>> the president is facing a contentious battle over his two latest nominations for cabinet posts. he tapped former republican senator chuck hagel for defense secretary. and anti-terrorism chief john brennan for cia director. controversy surrounds hagel because of opposition to troop surges in iraq and afghanistan, and some of his positions on israel. the president cited one main reason for both of his picks. >> my number one criteria in making these decisions was simple, who is going to do the best job in securing america? these two leaders have dedicated their lives to protecting our country. i'm confident they will do an outstanding job. i urge the senate to confirm them as soon as possible so we can keep our nation secure and the american people safe. >> now, there's something to be said for how a president picks cabinet nominees, cabinet secretaries, in his second term. let's bring in author and presidential historian, douglas brinkley, profe
elementary school sparked an obama administration push to prevent gun violence. vice president joe biden is leading the administration's effort and plans a series of meetings this week with gun owners, victim organizations and the videogame industry. the president faces a challenge from the national rifle association and its supporters. a group of gun rights advocates in washington is planning a gun appreciation day just two days before the president's second inauguration. >> get people to support the second amendment, show up to their gun ranges, show up to the gun shows, show up to the gun stores, buy a few bullets, shoot a few bullets. >> reporter: the white house says the president wants to outline a gun violence plan during his state of the union address. danielle nottingham, cbs news, washington. >>> he was kicked out for coming out. now a bay area boy scout may be allowed to get scouting's highest honor after all. ryan an dreessen's eagle scout application was denied because of his sexual orientation. but after his story made headlines and a pet
news. >>> after the newtown massacre, president obama, of course, put vice president joe biden in charge of figuring out better gun laws for the nation. and now, biden's task force is getting ideas from new york mayor michael bloomberg. he, of course, is an extremely outspoken advocate for tougher gun control. bloomberg wants changes, including background checks on all gun sales, and a limit on high-capacity magazines and military, assault-style weapons. >>> and the white house is braced for a confirmation battle, now that president obama has nominated former republican senator chuck hagel to be the next secretary of defense. as abc's martha raddatz reports, hagel's critics are already speaking out. >> reporter: president obama made clear just how important this nomination is for the country. >> my most solemn obligation is the security of the american people. >> reporter: chuck hagel knows the horrors of war firsthand. at 21, a poor kid from nebraska, he volunteered to go to vietnam. fighting side-by-side, with his 19-year-old brother, tom. he got two purple hearts. one when s
announcer ] halls. let the cool in. >>> only two weeks to go now until the obama administration begins, the second obama administration. two weeks to go until the ceremonial swearing in of president obama and vice president biden at the u.s. capitol. it will happen on monday, january 21st. now, that is also martin luther king day. interesting, though. the constitution says the president has to be sworn in specifically on the 20th day of january, not the 21st. but the 20th of january falls on a sunday this year. so they have decided to do this as kind of a two-step. on sunday, the 20th, chief justice john roberts will swear in president obama for his second term. but they'll do it at an official, small ceremony at the white house at noon on sunday. the following day, on monday, that will be the whole pomp and circumstance giant event. but that second swearing in ceremony, the big one on the dais with everybody there, that is going to be ceremonial, because the real one will have happened the day before. it's kind of weird, right? that this is the second time president obama and chief ju
the string of mass killings. but since newtown, president obama has commissioned vice president biden and an administration task force to find a way forward. biden is meeting this week with various groups, including a representative of the national rifle association. presidential spokesman jay carney. >> the n.r.a. has certainly been one of the many groups invited. i would leave it to those groups themselves to decide whether to say whether -- to make any comment on their attendance in those meetings. >> reporter: the task force's proposals are due back to the president by the end of next week. after that -- >> the president will decide what he would like to pursue, what he believes is the right course of action. in addition to what he has already called on congress to do which is pass the assault weapons ban, pass legislation that would ban high capacity magazines, pass a bill that would close loopholes in our background check system. >> reporter: meanwhile, in centennial, colorado, this was day two of a preliminary hearing for james holmes who allegedly killed 12 people inside a mov
for president obama's second term. big news on the president's inauguration today. >>> but first, joe biden is facing off against the nra. it's a showdown over gun control. and the vice president is getting a big assist from gabby giffords. you're watching "politicsnation" right here on msnbc. ♪ people have doubts about taking aspirin for pain. but they haven't experienced extra strength bayer advanced aspirin. in fact, in a recent survey, 95% of people who tried it agreed that it relieved their headache fast. visit fastreliefchallenge.com today for a special trial offer. why does my mouth feel dryer than i remember it to be? there are more people taking more medication, so we see people suffering from dry mouth more so. we may see more cavities, bad breath, oral irritation. a dry mouth sufferer doesn't have to suffer. i would recommend biotene. the enzymes in biotene products help supplement enzymes that are naturally in saliva. biotene helps moisten those areas that have become dry. those that are suffering can certainly benefit from biotene. maybe you want to incorporate a business. or
women wouldn't have the right to vote. >> dana: you women? beckel. >> is joe biden task force sounds an argument for guns. >> kimberly: president obama doesn't think america has a spending problem. a his supporters weren't happy when he saw the tax increase hit them in the pocketbook. we break down the numbers when we come back. stay with us. ♪ ♪ >>> obama supporters like buyer's remorse after liberalism finally hits home. your paycheck. >> my boyfriend has had a a lot of expenses and feeling squeezed and having his paycheck lower didn't help. one wrote, many of my friends didn't realize it either >> eric: spread some of your wealth for a while. take the food stamp, obama broke the record. bottom line, folks we spent $100 billion on food stamps last year. money well spent say the left. look at some of the ways welfare recipients have been spending your hard eric monday. strip clubs, ipad purchases, i'm going to start with kimbo. how much waste in the system if they are spending this kind of money like this. >> kimberly: it's difficult to follow everybody around and have to rely o
: charlie pierce? >> yes hello? you were talking about [ inaudible ] piece this week how biden must translate obama for the normal people and you say -- >> for post menopausal irish people of both sexes yes. >> stephanie: you say just call them uppity and then get back to work. >> that has been a tick of hers for many many years. no more sprawling across their cases in rolling stone. >> stephanie: and then i can't say his name -- >> [ inaudible ]. [ laughter ] >> stephanie: you also read the same piece i did in the times, i can't say his name ross dodat. >> i think it's ducat. it opens almost to almost on unpleasant series of puns. >> stephanie: yeah. you said ultimately he gets around to giving credit to boner. i guess how anybody can say that that's doing a good job i'm not sure. >> the man desperate. because republicans are insane. >> stephanie: and you say watch out for this heidi heitkamp person -- >> yeah, she is a joe lieberman who goes ice fishing. i thought of a better one between then and now. >> stephanie: you picked out the same thing i was thinking
it. he may not say it the same way bush said it after his re-election to a second term, but obama believes that he's earned political capital, particularly in national security and he's going to use it. >>> finally, vice president biden will meet with gun violence victims groups and gun safety organizations tomorrow as the white house prepared to unveil its proposals on gun violence as early as next week. on the second anniversary of the tucson shooting, after traveling to newtown, connecticut, and the wake of that massacre, former congresswoman gabby giffords and her husband, mark kelly, announcing the formation of a new organization aimed at persuading elected officials to act on some form of gun control. >> first couple that we spoke to dad took out a cell phone and showed us a picture of his daughter. and i just about lost it. >> enough. >> in a "usa today" op-ed the two write this. in response to a horrific series of shootings that has shown t terror in our communities and left one of its own bleeding and near death in a tucson parking lot. congress has done something quite e
to exercise their right to keep and bear arms. >> but for vice president joe biden, an assault weapons ban is just the beginning. >> good to have you with us tonight, folks. thanks for watching. today president obama nominated a uniquely qualified candidate to be secretary of defense. former senator chuck hagel, republican out of nebraska, puts country over party, and is a true independent, an independent thinker who will speak his mind. maybe that's why the republicans are crying foul. president obama nominated senator hagel despite early attempts by hagel critics to sideline the nomination. the president praised hagel for his impressive credentials. >> he is an american patriot. he enlisted in the army and volunteered for vietnam. as a young private and then a sergeant, he served with honor alongside his own brother. when chuck was hit by shrapnel, his brother saved him. when his brother was injured by a mine, chuck risked his life to pull him to safety. >> and there is much more. hagel is a decorated combat veteran and would be the first enlisted man to serve as secretary of defense, as
. >>> tickets to president obama's inauguration have sold out. yeah. at least that's what the president is telling joe biden. [ laughter ] >> we mentioned earlier about alabama beat notre dame last night to win its third college football title in four years. and of course the nfl playoffs are just heating up. with us, jim nantz of cbs sports who will call super bowl xlvii in a couple of weeks. good morning. >> nice to see you both. >> first, the game last night. what did you think of alabama last night? played in the nfl -- >> they always do send a lot of guys to the nfl. it's really -- from the very get-go this was such a one-sided affair. i was disappointed as a fan. alabama is on such a roll. and this is the definition of a dynasty now. three out of four years, and nick saban's on top of the world. his name's going up with the legendary names in college history. >> bryant -- >> absolutely. >> so let's talk about -- we've got a big game this sunday. texas versus the patriots. you're calling the game, right? >> on sunday this is a rematch from a month ago. that was -- a
six generals and i will ask each and every president, including president obama, and the unexpected moment came in the wake of an interview with rolling stone, magazine in which the general and his staff appeared to criticize vice-president biden and other white house officials. later tonight we will revisit that highly controversial interview and set the record straight the events surrounding his activity duty. first we welcome the studio audience author of the brand new memoir "my share of the task" retired u.s. army general stanley mcchrystal. [applause] >> it's an honor to see you. thank you so much for coming. >> sean: first of all, i've got to start, this book i could not put down and more importantly, i look at your life over the three decades, you dedicate your life to the service of your country. it's an amazing -- it is an amazing sacrifice. you go into the details about it. it's hard on our servicemen and women. >> it's amazing that i could have three decades and service and still be 26 years old. >> sean: yeah, you look great. >> exactly. no, it's an honor to be here an
] congress is up this week but president obama at the white house today. meeting today with hillary clinton and leon panetta. is president joe biden returns tomorrow and resumes deliberations with his taskforce on gun violence. the team, made that a new -- may back a new assault weapons ban. this is it a press reports he will meet with gun violence victims groups and gun safety organizations. also, he will talk to gun ownership groups as well as advocates for sportsmen. coming up in half an hour work, we will bring you a discussion on debt and deficit reduction and the fiscal cliff agreement reached by congress last week. the panel includes several people. new jersey gov. chris christie in his state of the state address. one topic he is expected to address, funding for hurricane than the relief effort. last week congress approved flood insurance aid. lawmakers are expected to take up an additional 50 billion in the coming weeks. that is live at 2:00. we will show it to you at 8:00 eastern on c-span. >> i think that collectivization of the minds of america's founding fathers is project reall
against plans for tougher firearms laws. it comes just two days before president obama's inauguration as well. >>> and new york mayor michael bloomberg, a strong advocate for stricter gun laws, is now advising vice president biden's task force to curb gun violence. bloomberg says he's urging for preliminary gun checks on all owners. he's also calling for a renewal of federal assault weapons ban similar to the one enacted in 1994 that's since expired. >>> going up? maybe not. abruptly reversing direction sending people into complete panic. commuters were riding the escalator up in the jersey city station when suddenly they weren't. the malfunction sent a stampede of people down the moving staircase. five people suffered cuts, scrapes and bruises in all that crazy confusion. >> that just looks awful. can you imagine being on that escalator? >> no, and little kids. if you have little kids on there. >>> so it was billed as dynasty versus destiny, but in the end, man, it was just a blowout. we're talking alabama's dominant display in front of the entire nation. it happened last night. we'l
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